CASS/AAO Summer Vacation Student Symposium


Wednesday 9 February 2011

Marsfield Lecture Theatre, 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

Time Speaker Topic
09:00 Glen Rees Opening of the Symposium
  Chair: Glen Rees Session 1
09:05 Belinda Nicholson Observations of Herbig Ae/Be Stars with NICI: Searching for Companions
09:20 Steven Saffi The Formation History of Massive Luminous BCGs
09:35 Observing Group Project: Jeff, Sue, Daniel  
09:45 Jeff Hodgson Black-hole feedback in powerful radio galaxies
10:00 Brian Baumgartner Focal Ratio Degradation for Novel Fiber Geometries
10:15 Ricky Neil Reprocessing the Parkes 70cm pulsar survey
 
10.30 10:50 Coffee break outside Lecture Theatre
 
10:50-10:55 Chair: Scott Thomas Session 2
10.55 Sue Knight Probing the Magnetic Field of the Relativistic Jet in the AGN 2200+420 on Milliarcsecond Scales
11:10 Elise Hampton Close Companions of Brightest Cluster Galaxies and Non-Central Galaxies
11:25 Daniel Roxby The ASKAP Prime Focus Cooling System
11:40 Nicole Sabatino People, Pulsars, PowerPoint Presentations and Parkes
11:55 Observing Trip Project: Glen, Ricky, Emma
 
12:05 Tye Young Mapping interstellar molecular emission lines with the Tidbinbilla 70m radio telescope
12:20 Glen Rees A new stellar fountain of water maser emission
12:35 13:30 LUNCH outside Lecture Theatre
     
  Chair: Jeff Hodgson Session 3
13:30 Alex Mathews PULSE@Parkes Single Pulse Module
13:45 Scott Thomas SPADES: The Search for Planets Around Detached Eclipsing Systems
14:00 Emma Lindley The radio continuum structure of Centaurus A
14:15 Observing Trip Project: Tye, Rian, Alex  
14:25 Florent Bastien Liquid atmospheric dispersion corrector
14:40 Rian Finnegan The Crab Pulsar: Gamma-rays and Giant Pulses
14:55 CASS & AAO Summer Students Wrap Up and Reflections
15:00 CLOSE

ABSTRACTS OF TALKS


VIDEO CONFERENCE DETAILS**

** Please note that the video conference facilities are only available after 9.35am as prior to that we are reserving use for the Gemini students to call in and give their presentations.

Audio Phone Number: 0262766622 (for audio only callers)
Video Number: 1020005 (for video conference callers)

Meeting ID: 0005

TEST YOUR BROWSER BEFORE YOU ATTEND YOUR FIRST WEB CONFERENCE

Visit https://meet.csiro.au/mpweb/Scripts/browsertestupper.asp to test your web browser for compatibility with the web conference.

TO ATTEND THE WEB CONFERENCE AND THEN JOIN WITH AUDIO (FOR CSIRO PERSONNEL LOGGED ONTO THE CSIRO NETWORK):

  1. If requested, sign in with your NEXUS username and password and wait for the Meeting Console to initialise
  2. Click on the phone icon located in the top right hand corner of the Meeting Console (the window with the red door icon)
  3. Click on "Connect Me" and enter your phone number (including area code and no spaces)
  4. Click on "Connect Me" again and MeetingPlace will now call you - so ensure your phone isnt engaged or diverted.
  5. Follow the voice prompts on the phone. If asked to use the Pound Key, use "#"

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or for more detailed information please visit the User Help at https://meet.csiro.au/mpweb/html/help/000/pophelp.html

TO ATTEND THE WEB CONFERENCE AND THEN JOIN WITH AUDIO (FOR PERSONNEL EXTERNAL TO THE CSIRO NETWORK):

  1. Launch the MeetingPlace console by entering your name in the My name Is field and press Attend Meeting
  2. Dial one of the Audio numbers listed below and follow the prompts to join the meeting (The meeting Id is 0005).
  3. When asked to press the pound key, please press the '#' key.
  4. MeetingPlace Local Audio Numbers for External Callers
    Vic: 03 9545 8222 | NSW: 02 9490 8022 | ACT: 02 6276 6622 | Qld: 07 3214 2311
    WA: 08 6436 8844 | SA: 08 8273 8122 | NT: 08 8944 8488 | Tas: 03 6232 5188

    If you encounter difficulties, please contact the meeting organiser or see the support page https://meet.csiro.au/mpweb/html/help/csiro.htm

     

     

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